Cholesterol, Fat Links

Below is a PARTIAL list of the many links and resources I’ve gathered over the last couple of years.  This list primarily focuses all the hype and medical recommendations surrounding cholesterol, dietary fats, sugar and heart disease.

No claims here on the authenticity or accuracy of ANY of the below resources.  However, there is growing evidence that the nutritional and medical information we’ve been receiving for the last 50+ years from the medical institutions and our government may not be accurate; and at a minimum outdated.  More and more doctors, scientists and a growing body of evidence emerges on a daily basis bringing new and updated information to the public.

Knowledge is power folks, and the more we educate ourselves on health and nutrition, the better able we will be in making decisions about our diet and health.

My favorite blog is Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition below.  His articles are short, to the point and very easy to understand for those just getting in to health and nutrition.

In no particular order:

Doctors and More Links:

Dr. Mercola:

The Cholesterol Myth that is Harming Your Health.

Half of Your Diet Should be Made Up of This

The Diet Myth That is Destroying the Health of the World

The Cholesterol Truth: Is Inflammation the Real Culprit Behind Heart Disease?

Dr. Jim Howenstein: The Truth About Cholesterol

Heart surgeon speaks out on what really causes heart disease: Dr. Dwight Lundell

Chris Kresser: Heart Disease / Cholesterol, The Diet-Heart Myth Series

Coconut Oil and Heart Disease

Bloggers (OMG, the “Internet!)

Kris Gunnars, Auhority Nutrition: (Great blog for the lay person!):

Top 8 Reasons Not to Fear Saturated Fats

It Ain’t the Fat People!

Butter vs. Margerine – Why I Trust Cows More Than Chemists

The Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition

Why is Fructose Bad For You? The Bitter Truth

Mark Sisson’s, Mark the Daily Apple:

The Straight Dope on Cholesterol: Ten Things You Need to Know

The Definitive Guide to Cholesterol

Kelly the Kitchen Kop:

Healthy Fats & Oils – Learn the Truth

The *True* Cause of Heart Disease

Big Fat Lies! “Fat Head” Movie Review

Videos:

Sugar: The Bitter Truth, Dr. Robert Ludig. (Very long and very technical, but worth it if you really want to know the science.)

Jame’s Oliver’s TED Award Speech

When the Mainstream “Hearth-Health” Low-fat Advice Can Kill You.

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